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Michael Antonovich

Michael Antonovich  #23

NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: October 18, 1951
BIRTHPLACE: Calumet, MN, United States
DRAFTED: MNS / 1971 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 9th   (113th overall)
CHL Second All-Star Team (1982) Selected by Minnesota (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota (NHL) after Minnesota (WHA) franchise folded, March 10, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota (WHA), after being released by Minnesota (NHL), September, 1976. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) with Jean-Louis Levasseur, Bill Butters, Dave Keon, Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson and John McKenzie for cash, January, 1977. Traded to New England (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) with Bill Butters for Brett Callighen and Ron Busniuk, February, 1977. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, October 17, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, November 25, 1981. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, October 1, 1982.
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You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.

— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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